Does anyone have experience at alvarez and marsal. If so, what is the culture like? Is it very different from a B4?
Does loyalty to a particular firm matter or should one keep switching every 2-3 years to maximize ctc? Will ctc increase by the same amount if you stay long term in a firm? From a big 4 perspective, will loyalty and number of years at the firm matter to make partner?
How hard is it to move to FAANG from a relatively unknown boutique consulting firm? Are there extra leaps compared to MBB or Big 4, or if you get a referral you have similar odds?
For those having rentals in India. How you handling when the tenant is disagreeing to pay rents due to covid even though they are employed with big 4 and have no compensation impact? They are not budging. Any guidance how to deal?
Does anyone know anything about the real estate advisory practices within the big 4? Which are the best firms for it, cities, ect.
Accepted in the Evening/Weekend program at Haas - only school I applied to. Not sure if it’s worth it. Cost of $150k, but I’m already a B4 manager (M1) making $150.
What is it like being a partner ? What kind of life do you guys have ? Skill sets that can bring you to the top and things which can break your career ? I am currently a senior and wonder is it worth the grind ? At BIG 3 people become partners in like 10 years or so but big 4 it’s more like 15-17. Would it be worth hustling for it grinding 13 hours days consistently for years to become a partner at like 40-42? PwC Deloitte EY Boston Consulting Group McKinsey & Company
Does B4 let people go the same day as their resignation only if they’re going to a direct competitor? How about MBB or a tier 2 consulting firm? Have people been let go immediately in case they go to FAANG or other industry firms?
2020 First Year Analyst Salary Comparison: MBB McKinsey: 87k base + 5k signing + up to 15k bonus Bain: 90k base + 5k signing + up to 22.5k bonus BCG: 90k base + 5k signing + up to 18k bonus Big 4 Deloitte: 82k base + 14.5k signing Deloitte GPS: 71k base + 7k signing Deloitte S&O: 85k base + 12.5k signing EY: 75k base + up to 7k signing EY Parth.: 92k base + 10k signing + up to 9.2k bonus KPMG: 75k base + 7.5k signing + up to 8.2k bonus PWC S&: 90k base + 5k signing + up to 18k bonus
I am considering switching jobs from Citi Tech Risk to BIG 4 Risk Advisory. What are your thoughts?
Pre-covid did B4 have Holiday/New Years parties?
Currently 26,single, working at big 4 making good $$. But, often I wonder what is it that I’m chasing in life. I don’t clearly have a definition of where I want to be whether it be money/career/life..
Does Big 4 hires H1-B transfers for the positions that they originally don’t hire someone for who would go through H1-B lottery?
Finally leaving Big 4!!!
Why does everyone put Tech / FAANG on such a pedestal, claiming it’s better than MBB. Sure, the comp and WLB may be better, but you won’t be doing as meaningful and impactful work e.g. Govt Covid response, Gates foundation projects, industry defining projects in the space of a few months etc
Partner keeps you on the bench for a few weeks given a project is "starting immediately", but gives you an applause award - bribery?
What percentage of your salary do you/ should you invest in 401k? And how did that change with age and experience?
Anyone have first hand experience working at Ryan, LLC? Pay/Culture/Leadership/Diversity etc..
Genuine question: What are the most common exit options at Google BizOps? (1) For internal transfer to PM, those teams seem to prefer to hire Google engineers. (2) For internal transfer to Chief of Staff, why those teams don’t promote their own Strategy & Op folks? (3) For BizOps internal promotion, there are not many Director positions. (4) For leaving Google, I don’t know where people usually go… Please share your thoughts / correct me if I’m wrong. Thanks!
Someone could talk about STEAM? activities and how to use this kind of learning in the classroom.
Currently an undergrad Deals intern but am considering leaving next summer for Goldman Sachs. Yay or nay?
Can you negotiate your time in the company? What I mean is say 401k vesting / matching happens in two year or vacation increases a week for someone with 3 years can I be credited with a year served in the system so that I can vest faster. I understand everything is in a system, so can they do a plus one to my count? I am doing this in case they come in at the low end of salary and can't raise salary. Trying to think of non monetary low monetary benefits to close gap
Can anyone share comp ranges for Sr. Asc banking strategy groups (NYC)? Also any comments on lifestyle would be helpful 😊
MBB 🐠, what is the most valuable piece of advice / feedback you have received while at your firm? Starting soon and feeling slightly anxious! Thanks :)
I teach high school and I am in three classrooms everyday, I want to have charts and posters on the walls but I just can’t afford to buy everything in triplicate. Is it worth decorating or should I just forgo those kinds of things?
Trying to avoid paying an accountant, can I actually write off home office space/mileage if I was just permalancing for 3 months last year? Shouldn’t the 7 months of W2 take care of this 1099 shit?
Hi - Any insights on what kind of post MBA roles provide opportunity to understand over-archingly how global business works? Thinking global strategy roles or MBB roles. Any additional insights? TIA
Anyone here from Chicago Deloitte HC? Any thoughts on culture, project type, etc. would be much appreciated.
Why did Deloitte’s federal practice have layoffs? Given that the clients are large government entities. I can understand it happening in commercial but federal makes no sense
How do I learn to accept my role in the company and "slow down" career wise. I am used to quick promos and my new company is hiring someone with equal product exp to a more senior role than me, likely due to his 3 more yrs of overall experience. I am having my first child in the next few months and I think it would be good for me to learn some patience in my career growth and just enjoy my current role. I personally think going on leave will hurt my near term growth but should I even care? TIA
My grandparents never make an effort to ask about my life or how things are going. I’ve gotten a promotion, switched roles, etc and they’ve never asked about any new and exciting life events. When I finally do visit them all they can do is comment on my weight or how I look - basically anything they can nitpick about my appearance, and then guilt me for not visiting them more. Am I being dramatic by not wanting to interact with them anymore? Do they get a pass to be rude because they’re old?
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